Biodynamic Biodynamic production was developed by Steiner. It represents one part of his total philosophy. You do not have to buy into the whole to use the gardening section. It relies upon planting in relation to moon cycles into soil prepared for the seed using biodynamic specific additives. It is, of course, an organic system … Continue reading Living Small. Gardening. Biodynamic
Biointensive Gardening This system, developed by John Jeavons, relies upon manual disruption of the soil on an annual basis, growing most plants for compost and very little input from animals. Each year, each garden bed is double dug. This means to two spade depths. It does this to aerate the soil and avoid compaction. It … Continue reading Living Small. Gardening. Biointensive.
Permaculture Not surprisingly, Permaculture tends to end up looking a lot like a Fukuoka system. Both arose from an observation of Nature so we shouldn't be too surprised. Bill Mollison, the original designer of the system started by observing Nature in the rain forests of Tasmania. The underlying principle is to re-create the complex webs … Continue reading Living Small. Gardening. Permaculture.
I will be off line for the next 10 tens doing some "on the ground" research for a major project to be released later this year. I have put together a number of "Living Small" pieces for release during my absence. Jon
Gardening Lasagne garden return high yields. Click here The secret to happy soil and plants. Click here A grass roots approach to life! Click here Farming CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) a US phenomenon with world wide potential. Click here A certified organic and free range chicken farm in New Zealand. Click here Too little news … Continue reading 10 August 2014
Wow!!! Resistance is fertile!!!
Paul Joseph Watson
August 4, 2014
War on self-sufficiency intensifies
In yet another example of the federal government’s war on self-sufficiency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture shut down a seed library in Pennsylvania, claiming that a system whereby residents could borrow heirloom seeds and then replace them at harvest time was a violation of the 2004 Seed Act, while a commissioner warned that such behavior could lead to “agri-terrorism.”
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